Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus


Diet and Foraging


They feed mainly on insects, other invertebrates and some plant material. Among their prey are mayfly (Ephemenoptera), damselflies and dragonflies, grasshoppers and crickets, cicadas, antlions (Neuroptera), larvae and adult butterflies and moths, ants, mosquitoes, spiders, worms and seeds of grasses. Chicks are fed with mosquitoes, ants larvae, caterpillars and spiders.

Foraging Behavior

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Recommended Citation

Red-throated Pipit (Anthus cervinus), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: